Bakari Henderson beaten to death: Why didn’t his white friends help?

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Bakari Henderson was  beaten to death last week in the Greek Islands. He was only 22 years old with his whole life ahead of him. It was at a nightclub by a group of racist Serbians.  I heard that he had taken a picture with a white women.  And I guess the Serbian guys didn’t like that too much. He was beaten by a bouncer,bartender and six tourists. Henderson was with a group of white “friends”.  His so called friends say how much they loved him and cared for him.  So…why didn’t they intervene?  Since they loved him so much. This is a damn shame!

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I feel bad for this young brother.  I feel bad anytime there is the loss of black life. I feel for his family as well.   But we have to be honest. He put himself in harms way.  It doesn’t matter if they were Serbians.  Europeans are the same no matter where you go.  First things first. Going out with a white woman and a group of white friends to Europe is a bad move!  No black friends in sight. Europe is rampant with racism.  The anti-blackness is through the roof!  But I think he was young and naïve.  I guess he didn’t know it at the time put he put himself in danger by doing that.  Black people need to understand this when they travel abroad.  Places like Europe and Middle east are very anti-black.  I’m not saying you shouldn’t travel.  I think black people should get a passport and travel more.  But just be smart about it.  Go with someone that has been to the country before.  And go with a group of other black people.  Whether they are family or personal friends.  Just make sure it’s some people that aren’t going to  just stand around like cowards while  you’re getting beat to death.  A lot of our people have bought into the idea of being color blind.  Or that “loves sees no color”.  Well if you think like that you need to snap out of that fantasy.  It could be a matter of life and death. Let Bakari be a lesson to others. Peace.

Khaneshia Smith

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Khaneshia Smith was born in Tallahassee, Florida to an entrepreneur and a refined College Administrator. The self proclaimed girly tomboy found a safe place in becoming involved in softball, cheerleading and SGA as she fast tracked her way to the top.

As the co-creator of Black & Sexy TV’S Cheap Chicks, she has earned popular acclaim for her roles as the star in the dramedy Friends: a Depression Story and has proven that she can disappear into a role and mesmerize audiences.

As a guest star on Lebron James’ Survivors Remorse on Starz, co-star on Kevin Hart’s hit show Husbands of Hollywood on BET, and All My children, actress KJ Smith has successfully made the crossover from the corporate treadmill to feature film work, several national commercials, book covers and hair care print campaigns. Her resume secured her a spot as a guest star on Starz’s survivor’s remorse.

KJ is currently filming recurring roles on the popular series shows “The Therapist” and “Blackboots”.

She has one sibling who is a well known news reporter; her sister inspired her to stand in front of the camera with confidence and to tap into her penchant for acting.

KJ studied Business Marketing at The Florida State University. After a series of sleepless nights and denouncing her fears, KJ relocated to the “city of angels” where she has made acting her business. She uses the principals that she learned in B school to present herself as a brand and walking business. The former Seminole is a highly emancipated actress, turned Hollywood’s next “It Girl” and Hollywood is taking note.

KJ hopes that one day she will be invited to return to her alma mater to speak to those who aspire to enter the acting world.

She is an enthusiastic supporter of the cerebral palsy foundation as a nod to her father.

Kyemah McEntyre

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Kyemah McEntyre is a young woman who became widely known after her prom dress design broke the internet.

The African print prom dress East Orange, N.J., student Kyemah McEntyre created was a fashion moment. Shortly after, 3LW artist and Power actress Naturi Naughton hired McEntyre to design a dress for her to wear to the BET Awards. Again Kyemah’s design became an online sensation.

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McEntyre said she initially wanted to wear her African-inspired dress to the prom to send a message to other teens that it’s okay to be yourself, and that natural beauty is too be loved and admired. Not only did she garner lots of attention, but she was also crowned prom queen. But there is a lot more to McEntyre than her prom dress. McEntyre, who is raising funds to pay for the tuition at Parsons School of Design on GoFundMe.com, is also an artist with plans to build a business that will incorporate both her paintings and her designs.

 

Tsheca White

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Tsheca White was born  January 28,1995.  She was born in Jamaica.signed to Storm Models in May after being scouted at school, and after a brief stint in London returned home. Now back in London Tsheca already has some very exciting options on hold and projects in the pipeline.

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Khadija Shari

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They don’t come much prettier than Khadija Shari. This chocolate complexion cutie  is a dancer and model. Shari has one of those faces you could stare at forever. She might be the closest thing I’ve seen to my ideal woman.  At least from a physical perspective.

Khadija has been pursuing a professional career as a dancer and model for the past seven years. She was born in Trinidad but raised in Brooklyn which is where she found her love the arts at a young age. Since then, she’s danced alongside Grammy Award winners like Beyonce, Rihanna, has toured all over the world just to name a few of her amazing accomplishments.

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Is Mixed Race better?- Black Genetics(Part 2 of 4)

My last post was about who is black/African. But for part two I wanted to address the idea of race mixing.  It has been an issue for hundreds of years.  And for black people at this moment in time it’s a serious issue.  Black people have been taught by this racist society that looking African is a bad thing.  We are taught that being black means being ugly and inferior.  So I ask the question…is being mixed race better? is being less black-looking better?  In this racist culture many people would say it does.  many black people that are full of self hatred would agree for sure.  This video(above) is very disturbing for many reasons.  This black women has obviously lost her damn mind.  This braindead fool thinks a “super race” will be created by race mixing. She doesn’t believe in black power or black unity.  She talks about the greatness of having melanin and seeing the greatness in yourself.  Which is no a bad thing.  But she’s talking only about the greatness of black women and how they will birth the new “super race”.  She talking about giving the black womb to other races of men other than black men. Is this black greatness?  is making mix raced babies the answer to racism? She sounds very intelligent and articulate.  But I’m not falling for her nonsense.  It sounds like just an excuse to hate black men and promote swirling. This woman is clearly delusional.

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Then of course there is the issue of the “one drop rule”.  This is the belief that a if a person is even partially black they must be considered a black/African person.  The video above is very good.  The narrator explains in a very analytical way how the one drop rule is destructive for black people. The definition give for the one drop rule is the following:

“The one-drop rule is a social and legal principle of racial classification that was historically prominent in the United States asserting that any person with even one ancestor of Saharan-African ancestry (“one drop” of black blood) is considered black (Negro in historical terms). This concept evolved over the course of the 19th century and became codified into law in the 20th century. It was associated with the principle of “invisible blackness” and is an example of hypodescent, the automatic assignment of children of a mixed union between different socioeconomic or ethnic groups to the group with the lower status.

We can no longer fall for this propaganda.  This is an obvious attack on melanin and black genetics. I would love to hear your thoughts.